Average Salary for Barry University Alumni

Barry University is a private research university based in Miami, Fla. that is home to around 5,000 undergraduates. The figures in this rundown were provided by Barry alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Typical Early Career Salary

Barry University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Social Worker
5 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
5 salaries
Executive Assistant
4 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
4 salaries
Physician Assistant (PA)
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197
United States (change)

About This School

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695


Private School, Research University, Religious

37 %

12 %

78 %

63 %

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)


Graduates of Barry go into clinical care, the health care services industry, and the education industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the health care industry. Barry graduates see an estimated starting salary of $59K.


The biggest paychecks among Barry alumni are earned by Physician Assistants — these former students make approximately $89K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Attorneys (about $65K) and Human Resources Managers (around $60K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Office Managers — they bring in $40K.


Miami is a popular place for Barry students to settle after graduation, and just under a third of grads find steadfast employment in the city. The top-paying city popular with Barry alumni is Melbourne, which offers median salaries of $65K. Though Atlanta takes the cake for lowest pay among Barry grads (the median salary is $58K there), it remains a common destination for former students. Neighboring Fort Lauderdale is another common pick among Barry grads, along with Orlando.

Degree Major

Barry grads who hold a medical degree can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning $200K per year. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Administration are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $29K per year.


Barry alumni are often well versed in Microsoft Office, with about a tenth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Competency in Microsoft Word translates into above-average pay for Barry University grads — they earn 8 percent more than their fellow graduates. Competency in Counseling, Case Management, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent retribution.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. A strong majority of alumni set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For this school, a strong majority of grads are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of former students pick up dental plans, too. Barry University graduates also take advantage of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Compensation averages approximately $57K for Our Lady of the Lake University alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Barry grads. Lynn University, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, and the Universidad Del Turabo are also similar to Barry.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1250 1530
ACT Scores 17 21

Key Stats for Barry University


70 %
30 %
$36,079 - $70,023
$37,114 - $93,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
$33,975 - $71,183
$28,603 - $66,459
$42,058 - $64,591
$51,172 - $109,000
$55,500 - $91,000

Similar Schools

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro
Universidad Del Turabo
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

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